May 2012 archive

May 30

Apple store for Canberra – Updated.

This Seek advert has started a buzz in Canberra. Further grass roots investigations and discussions seem to confirm that Apple is indeed planning to open one of their monolithic stores in Canberra. What does this mean for Canberra Apple buyers, other Apple Resellers and people like me? Well for the Apple buyer in Canberra it …

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May 28

Taking your iPhone on holiday

If you are planning on taking your iPhone or iPad overseas you really need to make it international friendly before you leave. If you purchased your phone as part of a contract then chances are it has been locked to that carrier so a good week before leaving call your phone provider and have your …

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May 26

Remove duplicates from iPhoto

When IPhoto was released it was called the “digital shoebox” in which to put all your photos. It has moved on since then to allow you to sort and share in all manner of ways it is essentially remains the dumping ground of all your photos – just like that shoebox you used to use …

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May 24

No more squinting

There is no doubt that the screen on an iphone is sharp and the icons clean and precise. But with a screen only 3.5 inches it can be hard to see your emails or messages. Fortunately there is a simple way to make your text bigger and easy to see. 1. Tap on Settings 2. …

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May 24

Is Siri really that bad?

There was a recent survey among iPhone users who were asked what they thought of Siri. It seems only about half of iPhone 4S owners use Siri and of those only about half would rate it as acceptable. Even the ones that like it only used it about once a month. This this far from …

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